Xion Audio Player

Xion Video Playback - Need That Much.

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Postby wii.live07 » February 22nd, 2009, 5:33 am

I am new to this forum but I am just finding my way around. I love Xion but I really want it to play video formats too. Example, AVI, MPG, MPEG, WMV, FLV and many more, just like VLC and Winamp. I hope that the creators of the software will see it fit to add video playback. It really is a great piece of work bu video content, on or offline is on the rise. It would be a plus for Xion to work with that.

Thanks and someone please reply to this question and help.
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Postby SLoB » February 22nd, 2009, 6:15 am

Welcome to the Xion forum wii.live07

I know your new but we have a reasonably good search tool on the forum ;)

Xion will not be doing video anytime soon, atm its strictly audio, not sure what Cliff has in mind for video yet.
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Postby logokas » February 22nd, 2009, 10:09 am

I will curse the day and set the Church of Xion on fire, when video playback is put into Xion.

I wouldn't mind ANOTHER application by Cliff, that was called Xion Video Player, though. Same concept, different use. I'm okay with that.

But absolute no-no to adding video support to the current one.
I shoot and ask questions later.

Take no offense of it.
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Postby djinn2 » February 22nd, 2009, 3:57 pm

I wouldn't like to see video support added to the core player but it does have plugin support. In fact, the interface itself is a plugin so I can't see the harm in having the option to add what you want if its available.
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Postby SLoB » February 23rd, 2009, 8:53 am

yea I reckon it will be more of a plugin IF it gets added, it will still need to respond to the main player buttons etc..
but the world doesn't really need another video player
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Postby xonenine » February 23rd, 2009, 1:51 pm

When all is said and done if there was never video I'd still want to skin Xion.If it keeps it lean to have the video as a standalone app or plugin, well that's just another reason to learn a little c++. xonenine.:)
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Postby Jikaru » February 25th, 2009, 1:26 pm

whats wrong with WMP, Winamp, VLC, Quicktime, etc etc theres so many video programs out there already that work just fine why does Xion need to change? I open Xion because its faster...Even if video plugin was made...I wouldn't use it... just my opinion.
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